Bearcat Bits for May 14th

Mar 18, 2012; Nashville, TN, USA; Cincinnati Bearcats guard Sean Kilpatrick (23) handles the ball against the Florida State Seminoles during the first half in the third round of the 2012 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Bridgestone Arena. The Bearcats beat the Seminoles 62-56. Mandatory Credit: Don McPeak-US PRESSWIRE

The story on everyone's mind right now, the report of charges pressed against a UC Basketball player that broke last night will be dealt with as possible. Here are some other stories making news while i've been away.

One thing is clear about this off season and its expansion rumors, they are at least more transparent than previous editions. First there was Louisville openly declaring that they would prefer to be in the Big 12 over the Big East. Now the Florida State Board of Trustees is getting in on the action. The full quote.

On behalf of the Board of Trustees I can say that unanimously we would be in favor of seeing what the Big 12 might have to offer. We have to do what is in Florida State's best interest.

Transparent though it is that statement makes me dread the next three and a half months.

In less depressing news about the Basketball team Sean Kilpatrick has been named one of the 12 best Juniors in the country by Mike Hugenin of rivals.com. I am expecting a big year from Kilpatrick next season. Doubly so as he moves into a more central role in the offense with Dion Dixon and his unending touches moving on. The next step is for him to become a playmaker off the dribble.

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Et Cetera

it took until Mid March but the Baseball team won their first Big East series of the year...Kenyon Martin turned in a vintage 4th quarter in the Clippers game 7 win on the road...Adrien Robinson is showed his best and worst attributes for the Giants this weekend...the Rams are patiently waiting for Isaiah Pead to graduate...John Hughes signed a four year deal with the Browns...Kun Aguero scored a rather important goal and turned grown men and professionals into children in the process...the US has had four presidents assassinated only one Prime Minister from the United Kingdom has been. Why?

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